Mt. Vernon is an alternative school with the capacity to serve ninety 6th through 8th grade mild to moderate at-risk students. Approximately 15 percent of these are identified as special education students receiving additional consultative and resource services.

Our mission is to provide all students an opportunity to succeed in character development and academics while becoming more responsible and productive citizens equipped for future challenges.

There are three programs on the Mt. Vernon campus that are each designed to address a variety of student needs.  The Mt. Vernon Middle School program for at-risk middle school students, the Boosters acceleration program, and the Bridges program for Kindergarten through 5th grade.

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Mt. Vernon Thanksgiving Feast

The annual Turkey in the Hole Thanksgiving Feast will be held Tuesday, November 25 from 11:30-1:30 in the school cafeteria and gymnasium.  All guests are asked to bring a store bought dessert to share. Students will eat at the following times: Boosters from 11:30-12:15 8th Grade from 12-12:45 6th and 7th Grade from 12:45-1:30  

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8th Graders Visit Vernon Malone College and Career Academy

Selected 8th graders visited Vernon Malone College and Career Academy Monday.  Students spent the day hearing about the various certification programs, touring the campus, and learning about the admissions process. If you would like more information or to apply to Vernon Malone, please visit http://ctehs.wcpss.net/ or http://ctehs.wcpss.net/application-process/ Applications are due by December 3.  If your child is interested in …

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1st Quarter Honor Roll Celebration

The Student Achievement and Awards Ceremony was held Thursday, November 13 to recognize 35 of our students who made honor roll for the first quarter.  Mt. Vernon students earn honor roll by making all A’s, A’s and B’s, or A’s-B’s-and one C.  We are incredibly proud of their achievements and look forward to the second quarter celebration.  

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7th Grade Goes to Blue Jay Point

7th Grade students enjoyed an overnight field trip to Blue Jay Point County Park. While the main goals of the trip focused on supporting the science curriculum, all academic areas were addresses with a variety of engaging, hands-on activities. Students explored the woods and shoreline with activities that included “Beavers of Blue Jay” and “Keying …

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